Super Monaco GP

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
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3.2
Atari ST
83
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Arcade
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Description

Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.

Screenshots

Super Monaco GP SEGA Master System Vs. battle setup
Super Monaco GP Amiga Ready to drive
Super Monaco GP SEGA Master System Title screen
Super Monaco GP SEGA Master System Intro screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. Genesis zemonn (173)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Sep, 1989 94 out of 100 94
Zzap! Amiga Mar, 1991 91 out of 100 91
The One Atari ST Apr, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Games-X Genesis Mar, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Nov 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1992 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50

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Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games (Check 'em out)
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • October 1990 (Issue 15) - Best Sports-Themed Game

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